By Maya Kashima

Under constant threat from the Trump Administration, America’s undocumented immigrants need more support than ever. As BCC’s Undocumented Community Resource Center settles into its new offices on the school’s main campus, co-founder Carolina Martinez reflects on the years-long fight to provide support to some of community’s most vulnerable members. Continue reading Undocumented


Inspirations for Summer Fun

By Nancy Millar Patton

With semester’s end fast approaching, we have just the thing to help you avoid a summer slump. Learn about some little-known classes for making home brew or the art of belly dancing. The BCC Voice provides a few ideas for the best classes you never knew existed. Continue reading Inspirations for Summer Fun

Covering California

By Alexander Coates
When he left one of the most prestigious news organizations in the country to create his own daily email newsletter, Mike McPhate and editor Andrew Zahler’s “The Golden Stater” ran into trouble right away. But that hasn’t dampened McPhate’s enthusiasm for the medium nor has it doused his exuberance for the subject of his newsletter, our great state of California. Continue reading Covering California

Straight from the Underground

By Alexander Coates
The path of least resistance is a prison all its own. University of California, Berkeley’s Underground Scholars Initiative is a resource pool for formerly-incarcerated and system-impacted students whose outreach and expansion into Peralta Community College District campuses is facilitated largely by the same individuals it aims to help, but is their model an extension of society’s disdain for deviants? Continue reading Straight from the Underground

Free Tuition

By Adam Mann
Two steps forward… City College of San Francisco has initiated a pilot program that allows students to attend free of charge and Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that would provide for students’ first year of community college. The BCC Voice examines the unique hurdles to offering free education faced by the Peralta Community College District. Continue reading Free Tuition